BSSC: Bihar Staff Selection Commission; Posts, Selection Process etc

BSSC: Bihar Staff Selection Commission

BSSC also stands for Bihar Staff Selection Commission is responsible for conducting the examination for the recruitment to non-gazetted posts of level 3 in the administrative departments of Bihar. Bihar Staff Selection Commission or BSSC is an organisation under the government of Bihar. Candidates are appointed based on the merit list and marks scored by them. The major examination under BSSC is the Inter Level Combined Competitive Examination for aspirants with 12th pass as their qualification. The last advertisement-06060114 was released in 2014 where 12,140 Vacancies were notified. Check all the details related to the BSSC Inter Level Combined Competitive Exam.

Organization Name Bihar Staff Selection Commission
Recruitment Posts Non-Gazetted Level 3 posts
Examination Inter Level Combined Competitive Exam
Selection Process
  • Preliminary exam
  • Mains Exam
Qualifications 10+2
Preliminary Exam date 8th, 9th and 10th December 2018
Preliminary Result 17th February 2020
Mains exam date To be announced
Official Site


BSSC Departments and Posts

Check out the posts and departments under the BSSC Inter Level Combined Competitive Exam:

Department Post Name
Forest Deptt Forest Guard
Police Deptt Promp ASI
Police Deptt Typing ASI
Home Deptt Special Leader Instructor
Food & Cunsumer Protection Deptt LDC
Mantrimandal Sachivalaya LDC Hindi
Mantrimandal Sachivalaya LDC Urdu
Minority Welfare Dept. LDC
Transport Department LDC
Labor Resources Dept., Directorate of Training & Employment LDC for ITI College
Arts Culture and Youth Department LDC
Products & Madh Nishedh Department LDC
Kara and Sudhar Sevayen LDC
Directorate of Training & Employment LDC (Backlog)
Directorate of Training & Employment LDC
Social welfare Deptt LDC
S P V Department LDC
Labor Resources Dept LDC
Samanya Prashashan Vibhag LDC
Water Resource Deptt LDC
SC and ST Category Welfare Dept LDC
Environment and Forest Department Stenographer
Food and Consumer Protection Dept. Steno Typist
Labor Resources Department Steno Typist
Samanya Prashashan Vibhag Stenographer
Water Resource Deptt. Stenographer
Information and Public Relations Deptt Clerk
Environment and Forest Department Clerk
Food and Consumer Protection Dept. Bench Clerk
Social welfare Deptt Bench Clerk
Water Resource Deptt Junior Account Clerk
Production and Other Department Lower Product Clerk
Revenue & Land Development Dept. Revenue Clerk
Panchayati Raj Department Panchayat Sachiv
Mantrimandal Sachivalaya Asst Urdu Translator
Social welfare Deptt. Industry Teacher
Social welfare Deptt. Reader
Social welfare Deptt. Clerk
Tourism Department Asst Grade I
Samanya Prashashan Vibhag Bench Clerk
Social welfare Deptt Shilp Teacher


BSSC Combined Competitive Selection process

The selection process for BSSC consists of 2 stages followed by Physical test or DV as per the post applied for:

  • Preliminary examination
  • Mains examination

BSSC Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination Pattern

The preliminary exam of BSSC constituted 3 subjects namely General Studies, General Science & Mathematics and Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Mental Ability.

S. No. Subject Max. Questions


General Studies

50 Questions


General Science & Mathematics

50 Questions


Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Mental Ability

50 Questions

  • Written Exam will be MCQ Type.
  • Each Question of 04 Marks.
  • Duration of Test is 02 hrs 15 minĀ (135 Minutes).
  • The question paper will be bilingual.
  • 1 mark shall be deducted for every wrong Answer.

BSSC Combined Competitive Mains Examination Pattern

The mains examination will consist of 2 papers containing multiple-choice questions. Paper 1 will be qualifying in nature. Paper 2 of candidates scoring more than 30% marks in Paper 1 will be evaluated. 1 mark for every wrong answer will be deducted.

Paper Subject Questions Marks Exam Duration
Paper 1 (Qualifying) Hindi 100 Questions 400 marks 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Paper 2 General Studies
General Science & Mathematics
Mental Ability
150 Questions 600 marks 2 Hours 15 Minutes

Application fee For Mains Examination

  • Unreserved/OBC Candidates: Rs 750
  • SC/ST candidates (Resident of Bihar): Rs 200
  • For all candidates from outside Bihar: Rs 750
  • For women candidates of Bihar: Rs 200
  • For disabled candidates: Rs 200


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